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will hear tonight from the star of the obama family, michelle obama. >> elaine will introduce mrs. obama. >> i'm going to talk about what it's like being a military mom and how much i value that dr. biden and mrs. obama care about families like mine. >> the speakers taking the podium will be talking up the president's accomplishments and highlighting the differences with republicans. delegates are proving a party platform that backs abortion rights. the congressman says women's issues are important to the president. >> he has been the one who stood out for reproductive rights for women. he's the one who has been consistently out there trying to make sure that women get equal pay. >> democrats hope that message reaches voters outside the convention hall. randall pinkston, cbs news, charlotte. >> more than 11,000 people turned out today. it's his last stop ahead of the democratic national convention. last week, the republican ticket scheduled its first post convention trip to virginia. if you have any doubt that the commonwealth is a hot commodity this november, consider this. take a l
his party's nomination in charlotte thursday. first lady michelle obama is already here. she took a tour of the stage where she will give her speech on day one of the democratic national convention. randall pinkston, cbs news, charlotte. >> president obama will end his road to charlotte tour with a stop in virginia tomorrow. he plans to be in norfolk in the morning for an event with students at norfolk state. mitt romney is taking a few days off from the campaign trail for the long weekend. his running mate congressman paul ryan held a rally in south carolina today. >>> a ground swell of support on twitter today for this guy, for clint eastwood's discussion with an empty chair during last week's republican national convention. the hashtag empty chair day was one of the top trending topics by mid-morning and was attached from everything to empty beanbags to empty lawn chairs with makeshift teleprompters. you can stay connected to everything related to the presidential campaign and of our local elections at www.wusa9.com -- and our local elections at www.wusa9.com. >>> it was an em
voters have the economy on their mind and wonder how they'll pay for college and student loans. michelle obama reminded folks there are only 54 more days in the election. she rallied to get out the vote. she touched on her husband's record on the economy saying that they are not done fixing it. they also rallied to talk about social issues. the crowd gave a resound ago plus when it -- resounding applause when it came to women's right to choose to, same sex marriage and also immigration, but before getting down to business she touched on the tragedy in libya. listen in. >> our hearts and prayers are with the families of those who gave their lives serving our country. i mean the thing to remember, these brave americans and so many men and women just like them, they are the face of american diplomacy. >> reporter: as we've been saying, the commonwealth, such an important part of this election. it plays a huge role in the 2012 election. so you can expect many more of these types of events from both parties in the weeks to come. >> thank you. >>> and the white house today condemned the viole
of it, it will continue throughout the fall. >> the first lady michelle obama have been helping to build enthusiasm. and they will introduce their husbands tonight. randall pinkston, cbs news, charlotte. >> what they are doing as a low key week preparing for the presidential debate. they went out to speak to voters today. this time it was a surprised visit to the veteran group working on their behalf in new hampshire. >>> and tomorrow the romney camp will be quoting the female vote in virginia and in leesburg with a woman here, i should say for romney rally at the twin oaks riding academy. after the event, you'll go one- on-one with 9news now. tune in for that interview tomorrow night at 7:00. >>> each year in this country, the hospital, patient, government agencies and the private insures spend $750 billion on wasteful and unnecessary health cause. roughly $0.30 of every medical dollar. so the group that advises the federal government, none other than the institute of medicine, they said that they must be held more accountable for what they will spend and patients must be more savvy. >>
city, surae chick, surae chinn -- surae chinn, 9 news now. >>> starting tomorrow first lady michelle obama will be campaigning for her husband making appearances in richmond and the university of mary washington in fredericksburg. mitt romney arrived at dulles international airport this afternoon. tomorrow he is set to hold a rally ativan dike park in fairfax. that is -- at van dyke park in fairfax. that is slighted to start around 11:30. >>> a health alert tonight that's showing promise to treat people with certain hearing disorders. scientists at university of california say they're improving the hearing of deaf animals through the use of embryonic stem cells. the work was done on gerbils and targeted the nerve cells that transfer the information from the ear to the brain. >>> we also have a consumer alert tonight about some cheese tainted with listeria. the centers for disease control and protest linked ricotta cheese to 14 -- cdd linked ricotta cheese to 14 imens sold between june 20th and august 9th, most of it used by restaurants or broken down into smaller servings or package
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